Unwound Retired


Join watchsmith Seth Roberts and collector Dan Benjamin as they unwind watch culture and discuss the history, allure, community, and study of watches through the lens of their shared obsession, from inspecting movements to spotting fakes, from vintage Seiko to modern Rolex, asking questions, offering advice, and sharing their stories.

Hosted by Seth Roberts and Dan Benjamin.

#34: Not Enough Basel

July 31, 2018 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about Swatch pulling out of Basel, the morals and ethics of counterfeit watches, and more.

#33: The Pressures of the Deep

July 7, 2018 at 1:30PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Seth and Dan discuss the love and hate of summer, tasty Seiko rumors, super compressors, and the motives behind a questionable subreddit.

#32: Jeff the Egyptian God

June 6, 2018 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

Seth and Dan discuss names, a fateful jinx, presentation watches, the hybrid market, and the most important watch brand you’ve never heard of.

#31: A Matter of Time

April 17, 2018 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Dan and Seth talk about too many vacation days, a senator’s poor choice, leather top hats, the other TRF, and some interesting missing watches.

#30: Half-Past Monkey

March 19, 2018 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

Dan and Seth talk about Main Street, St. Patrick's Day, temporal hours, and give away a watch!

#29: Finger Flying

February 28, 2018 at 8:30PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about mob debts, Helmut Sinn, why blue is best, missing case backs, the fate of Baselworld, and yet another giveaway.

#28: Lip, Dip, Paint

February 20, 2018 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about visiting ADs with great courage, high beats, and lume.

#27: The Toolest of Tool Watches

January 8, 2018 at 5:00PM • 60 minutes

Seth and Dan share details of some special listener gifts, the story of a soldiers watch, Seiko pro divers, and leaked photos of a new mystery watch.

#26: A Creek Named Oris

December 19, 2017 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

Seth and Dan talk about Raketa, bellmatics, good detective work, bracelets vs. straps, Oris watches, and harrowing repair stories.

#25: A Small Clock

December 4, 2017 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Dan and Seth talk about the history and styles of watch straps, when watches yield special treatment, and more.